Google may be working on a wireless virtual reality glass for Stadia

Google may be working on a wireless virtual reality glass for Stadia

Google’s patent showcases an HMD, short for Head Mounted Display, with advanced wireless technology.The headsets should work with both smartphones and PCs. In related news, the 3rd generation Google Glasses have reportedly concluded their development stage, and are now in pilot production by manufacturers.

Researchers develop low-power, low-cost network for 5G connectivity

Researchers develop low-power, low-cost network for 5G connectivity

"mmX will not only improve our WiFi and wireless experience, as we will receive much faster internet connectivity for all IoT devices, but it can also be used in applications, such as, virtual reality, autonomous cars, data centers and wireless cellular networks," said Ali Abedi, a postdoctoral fellow at the Cheriton School of Computer Science.

Valve ‘Looking Into Several Methods’ For Wireless Index

Valve ‘Looking Into Several Methods’ For Wireless Index

Shipping Index as a wired headset in 2019 could mean the company ran into technical hurdles with wireless, or simply that the cost was deemed too high. In March of this year, Valve laid off 13 employees , including some working on VR hardware.

T-Mobile-Sprint Merger Teeters Between FCC Approval, DoJ Rejection

T-Mobile-Sprint Merger Teeters Between FCC Approval, DoJ Rejection

T-Mobile-Sprint Merger Teeters Between FCC Approval, DoJ Rejection. "The DoJ and FCC have never disagreed on approving or denying a merger," said Roger Entner, principal analyst at Recon Analytics.

London VR arena unveils new expansion, full-body tracking system

London VR arena unveils new expansion, full-body tracking system

Dreamland VR, which describes itself as having Canada’s largest wireless VR arena, says it’s shelled out some big bucks to expand its operations to include a new eight-player, full-body VR system. Butros said it initially cost the company more than $750,000 to put together its 2,400-square-foot wireless arena.

Pressure Mounts for Xbox’s Missing VR Strategy as PSVR Revenue Nears $2 Billion

Pressure Mounts for Xbox’s Missing VR Strategy as PSVR Revenue Nears $2 Billion

In an era where PS4 has a significant install base lead already, and with PSVR further sharpening the system’s competitive edge, pressure is mounting for Microsoft to figure out its Xbox VR strategy.

WiFi, Managed Services and the Home Network: Solving In-Home Connectivity

WiFi, Managed Services and the Home Network: Solving In-Home Connectivity

The industry is driving advances in WiFi standards, along with innovations in mesh networking and 5G, to correct current wireless issues, accommodate future growth, and create new opportunities for managed services and early detection of problems.

Oculus Rift S Gets FCC Approval, OG Rift Now 'Unavailable' In The US

Oculus Rift S Gets FCC Approval, OG Rift Now 'Unavailable' In The US

Facebook’s upcoming Oculus Rift S PC VR headset has received FCC approval. The filing shows no hidden secrets, the headset uses the same 2.4 GHz frequency the original Rift used. The original Rift has been sold out at all retailers for over a week now.

Qualcomm's new wireless VR headsets work with PCs, too

Qualcomm's new wireless VR headsets work with PCs, too

The VR headset will be a standalone device, like the upcoming Oculus Quest, but when it's near a PC, it'll double as a wireless way to play PC games and apps.

Samsung Unveils New S10s, Pushes Envelope With Fold

Samsung Unveils New S10s, Pushes Envelope With Fold

The Galaxy Fold "Occasionally a new device is introduced that overcomes expectations and sets the industry on a new path," said Samsung's Koh. "We had to develop brand new ways to design, develop and manufacture" to make the Galaxy Fold, said Justin Denison, Samsung's senior vice president of product marketing.

Wireless Charging and Our Autonomous Electric Future

Wireless Charging and Our Autonomous Electric Future

The car charges when it is over the grid, you can build roads and parking places with charging built in, and even with current limited battery technology, you could, as a result, make fueling an electric car far more pleasurable (pretty much transparent) than filling up a gas car.

Oculus’ next-gen Rift headset could be called the Rift S and feature onboard cameras

Oculus’ next-gen Rift headset could be called the Rift S and feature onboard cameras

Additionally, Upload VR reports that setting options in a new version of the user interface code suggest that the device will have cameras built-in, which would mean users don’t need to use external cameras for tracking, as is the case with the current Rift.

Exclusive: DisplayLink Demonstrates Foveated Compression for Better Wireless VR

Exclusive: DisplayLink Demonstrates Foveated Compression for Better Wireless VR

Beyond just maintaining consistent imagery under situations of reduced bandwidth, there’s also the need to be more efficient with compression so that larger frames for future headsets with higher resolution can fit in the same available bandwidth.

DisplayLink Showing 60GHz Wireless Adapter Reference Design for Oculus Rift

DisplayLink Showing 60GHz Wireless Adapter Reference Design for Oculus Rift

The battery in this unit is built into the adapter itself, though in the case of the Vive Wireless Adapter, the battery is a separate component which goes on your belt or in your pocket.

TPCAST Introduces 2nd Generation Wireless VR Solution – TPCAST Air

TPCAST Introduces 2nd Generation Wireless VR Solution – TPCAST Air

TPCAST Air for Enterprise wirelessly displays PC VR content through Wi-Fi onto standalone VR headsets, like Oculus Go. TPCAST Air for Enterprise is an integrated wireless VR solution for enterprise applications that support multiple users.

Oculus Quest is the savior VR needs

Oculus Quest is the savior VR needs

Fast forward to CES 2019 and Luckey's no longer with the company (but still very much in love with VR) and the Facebook-owned Oculus is months away from launching the Quest VR headset that aims to bring the power and immersion of the PC-based Rift to wireless and self-contained device.

How to Boost Your Home WiFi With Multiple Repeaters and Access Points

How to Boost Your Home WiFi With Multiple Repeaters and Access Points

For example, if the existing router is in the den on one side of the house and there's very poor signal in the kitchen on the other side of the house, then place a wired access point in the hallway outside the den, and a wireless repeater in the kitchen.

Qualcomm and Huawei: More Partners Than Rivals

Qualcomm and Huawei: More Partners Than Rivals

While Qualcomm at one time supplied everything from handsets to telco equipment, it always has been focused primarily on providing the technology in the form of intellectual property and chipsets to enable mobile devices.

HTC Accepting Vive Wireless Adapter Returns From AMD Ryzen Owners

HTC Accepting Vive Wireless Adapter Returns From AMD Ryzen Owners

A note from the HTC Vive team says the company will begin accepting returns for the Vive Wireless Adapter for “Ryzen-related” reasons. We have seen and are actively looking into multiple reports of Ryzen incompatibility with Vive Wireless Adapter.

Dreamscape Immersive Onboards New Senior VPs

Dreamscape Immersive Onboards New Senior VPs

Entertainment industry reports say that tickets for Dreamscape Immersive’s first successful multi-sensory VR experience Alien Zoo sold out in 24 hours. Major studio-backed LBE’s like Dreamscape Immersive and The Void are stocked with multi-sensory features.

Facebook’ Oculus Quest VR Gaming Standalone Set Ships Spring 2019

Facebook’ Oculus Quest VR Gaming Standalone Set Ships Spring 2019

Combining the best of both worlds, only without PCs or any other additional devices, Oculus Quest VR gaming headset will be the Facebook’s definitive market option. While VR gaming industry has gotten used to thumbsticks and sensors, with Touch technology Oculus Quest VR device turns your hands into controllers.

HTC Wireless VR Adapter for Vive and Vive Pro Is Out!

HTC Wireless VR Adapter for Vive and Vive Pro Is Out!

The Taiwanese giant is cutting cords to its Vive and Vive pro expressions, making them the first ever mass produced wireless VR headsets. The HTC wireless VR adapter is available as of today, at the price of $299 plus a $60 compatibility pack for Vive Pro.